Month: May 2009

  • German company to roll out gold ATMs

    A German company named plans to set up 500 gold-dispensing ATMs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Each of these machines will dispense 1g, 5g and 10g gold bars made by Belgian precious metal recycling company Umicore as well as the popular South African 1 oz Krugerrand gold coin. “In absolute numbers, the demand for […]

  • Update on the tadpoles

    It’s been over two weeks since I last wrote about my tadpoles, since then they’ve grown quite a bit and I have put most of them back in the pond. I thought about 30 tadpoles would hatch from the frogspawn I collected about a month ago, but it turned out to be at least double […]

  • Housing market literally hits the bottom (video)

    In Victorville, California and several other places the housing market is literally hitting the bottom as banks are finding it more cost effective to bulldoze foreclosed houses rather than selling them. As the clip below shows, Guaranty Bank decided to demolish four model homes and 12 nearly finished houses in Victorville because they were facing […]